Water tank/pond

Water filled steel tank

Purpose

A water filled steel tank, which is surrounded by a walkway for easy access. This tank is suitable for ROV testing and is ideal for use with the BlueROV2 or Deeptrekker DTG3.

The surrounding framework can be used to mount cameras and sensors. A scissor lift, for moving equipment to the top of the tank is available upon request.

  • Currently measures 3.66m x 2.44m x 2.44m
  • Due to be upgraded to 4.88m x 3.66m x 2.44m in December 2021

Kit contents

  • Water filled tank with access gantry
  • Surrounding framework for mounting of cameras/sensors

Required skills & qualifications

  • Further training and support can be provided upon request

Additional considerations

  • Gantry can be accessed via ladder
  • The following additional equipment can be hired upon request: 6x Qualisys Miqus cameras, 6x Vicon Vero cameras, 500kg scissor lift
  • The Qualisys Miqus camera can be used for underwater tracking. The Vicon Vero camera system can be used for above water tracking. These systems provide positional accuracy of less than 1mm above and below the water

Daily hire cost inc. VAT

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*Cost will vary dependent on duration of hire and support required

**Please email University of Manchester to confirm costs

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Availability

Water tank/pond is available at the following facilities:

  • University of Manchester, RAICo One Whitehaven Facility
    Site Use Only